Membership: Member body

1) The functions of the office include:

  1. Prepare,  frame,  modify,  or  amend  standard  specifications  for  quality  of  commodities, processes, practices and services imported into, produced or provided in, or exported from Fiji

  2. Promote research in relation to standards

  3. Provide for the examination and testing of commodities, processes, and practices, and for those purposes may either establish such laboratories and other.faci-lities or arrange with such laboratories as may be necessary

  4. Approve the use of standards mark for products and commodities or services complying with Fiji Standards

  5. Undertake educational work and promotion in connection with standardization and quality control

  6. Collect and disseminate information relating to standards and related matters, including the publication of reports, pamphlets, booklets, journals, and any other publications

  7. Maintain a library and publish and print documents including standards

  8. Provide technical advice and assistance in standards and quality control matters; and

  9. To undertake such other functions as the Minister may direct it to administer or discharge.


2) The Department maintains the national system of units and standards of measurement on physical quantities to provide for the fair and just use of units of measurement, standards, measuring instruments and pre-packed articles. The Department offers a wide range of services.

3) The Department of National Trade Measurement & Standards has affiliations/membership with the following international organizations:

  1. International Electrochemical Commission (IEC)

  2. Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC)

  3. International Organization for Legal Metrology (OIML)

  4. National Measurement Institute (NMI)

  5. Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP)

Department of National Trade Measurement and Standards

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism, and Transport
P. O. Box 2118

Tel: +679 330 5411
Fax: +679 330 2617

TC Participation

Observing Member

PDC Participation

Participating Member
Observing Member